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. on october 31st, what happens? hurricane sandy starts to roll in and then look at what happens at that blue line? president obama, again, starts to climb and tonight, less than 24 hours out, realclear politics has him in the lead. again, keep in mind, the margin of error basically has this lead tonight. brian, this brings in the dead heat to do anything the polls agree on right now. they can't tell you categorically, except for nate silva, what they think is going to happen tomorrow. >> and that poll there, real quick, politics hasn't been a .7% lead and all of the polls, of course, leading up to the only poll that matters tomorrow which, is tomorrow. thanks for that. >>> election day is tomorrow. the estimated 30 million people cast that ballots through early voting or absentee ballot. many states report early voting as higher this year an thundershower -- than four years ago. ohio-florida face legal challenges over early voting. they re-enstated it in ohio and in florida, the republican governor cut early voting hours. >> the florida democrat party is trying to put the foot in the door in
diverted for the marathon and they're needed to help the city recover from sandy. >>> mntime, the heart of new york is slowly beating as recovery from sandy picked up a bit. the cleanup is breeding frustration, though, and desperation. millions of people without power, gas, food, drinking water, hurricane sandy not being blamed on 96 deaths in the united states. 570,000 homes and businesses are without power. could be several more days before electricity is completely restored and a gas shortage loom across the state and into neighboring new jersey. many say the situation is overwhelming. >> we have no water at all, no electricity. it's difficult and rough. >> it's terrible. you can't say -- police have everything -- . >> and they see that in other areas are being taken care of and totally overlooked us. >> that sentiment can be felt across new york tonight. rick leventhal reports from cliffton, new jersey. >> reporter: several days after hurricane sandy, drivers continue to struggle to fill up their gas tanks. people waiting in line to stretch for miles at the few gas stations with fu
are letting sandy wipe out the supporters ' enthusiasm. president obama and mitt romney back on the trail, turning up the heat. tom fitzgerald joins us live in the newsroom. tom. >> reporter: it's been a bit of a difficult dance for the romney campaign. trying to press their case in this election, they have to back off some of the harshest attacks from the president in the wake of the storm. the gloves are back off. the president and mitt romney dove into the campaign with full steam today. in roanoke, virginia, mitt romney met with supporters telling them -- telling them he is confident they will end the president next tuesday and presume amine while, was out on the campaign trail the first time this, we rallying in wisconsin before heading off to nevada and colorado. >> governor romney has been using all of the talent as a salesman to dress up those very same policies that failed our country so badly. the same policies we have been cleaning up after the past four years. >> and we came up with an idea last week, which is he's going to create the department of business. i, i don't think a
jersey, people recovering from sandy are preparing for the worst, a nor'easter. janice dean has the latest. >> reporter: the northeast catching no breaks from mother nature as a nor'easter strikes the region, which is still dealing with the aftermath of superstorm sandy. philadelphia already seeing the affects of the storm with afternoon snowfall. new jersey governor chris christy telling garden state residents to prepare for the worst. >> and i can see us moving backwards. people losing power again, especially inland because of the snow it could happen here as well if there is significant flooding and wind and damage, and we're not going to know until the storm passes. >> reporter: new york city officials encouraging folks to seek higher ground and while closing down all parks and beaches. >> the fdny have 20 task forces outfitted with small inflatable boats, pumps, chain soy a saws and equipment near potential areas and we think we're ready for anything. >> reporter: major airlines canceling flights in and out of the region. united and american both suspending service in the
week to see the recovery after hurricane sandy and that nasty nor'easter. he'll tour the badly battered region on thursday. the double whammy storms knocked out powers to hundreds of thousands who were finally starting to get the power back on. in staten island sanitation trucks are using heavy claws to clear debris from the streets. one neighborhood is still submerged in 12 feet of water. this is neighborhood a fuel mile from the ocean. residents are still freezing in the dark in their badly damaged home. >> my daughter three and i bundled her up in blankets and put her between my husband and myself to get the body heated, the warmth. >> i haven't figured that out yet. i really haven't. it's the next step, i guess. >> it's just awful. it's just beyond. it's earlier it. it's awful. it's undone. >> well, you can certainly understand when you look at these images why emotions are still so raw. many homeowners say even with insurance they are going to have to pay for personal expenses. meantime, gas shortages are looming after superstorm sandy. as fox's joel wad man tells us drivers with
received and to besmirch her reputation, is outrageous. >> reporter: and in the wake of superstorm sandy, the president made his most poignant comments yet on his belief in global warming. >> there have been an extraordinarily large number of severe weather events in north america and also around the globe. i am a firm believer that climate change is real, it's impacted by human behavior and carbon emissions. >> reporter: the president was also asked if he believes that he has a mandate. he said he does and that voters understood the two different paths he and mitt romney laid out during the campaign. he said that congress should pay particular attention, brian, to the results of last week's election. >> tom fitzgerald tonight. what about the meeting with mitt romney? >> what is going happen then? >>> we could know new developments in libya. the former cia director david petraeus agreed to testify before a house and senate intelligence committees on the incident. he was reluctant to testify amid the ongoing sex scandal but pressure was growing in congress for him to appear. the testimony
. >>> straight ahead, voters hit by super storm sandy still determined to complete their civic duty. how they casting their ballots in locations under water without power. matt. >> and strong voter turnout in the district. there is one issue that has people upset. coming up, i'll explain in a live report. sue, it's cold out here. >> definitely is, matt. all right some -- already some places in the 30s. no freeze warning and that won't be as cold tonight as it was last night. what about the nor'easter? we'll talk about whether or not that is going to impact d.c. that is coming up in a few minutes. come on up to the news edge at 6.  . >>> to the district now, long lines greeted many this morning, despite the fact that over the weekend, election officials estimate over 50,000 people voted early. matt ackland is keeping an eye on things in d.c. and joins us live from mckinley tech high. >> reporter: we're told at this high school, the line was very long at 7:00 this morning. 500 people that looped around the building. one issue that is really tieing things up, at
made the first trip to some of the hardest-hit areas in new york damaged by hurricane sandy. the new york mayor and new jersey governor toured parts of staten island, devastated by sandy. >> there is a lot of cleanup to do and people still need emergency help, they need heat and hower -- power, they need food and shelter, kids are still trying to figure out why where they going to school. >> the president also looked at the queens area. >>> the national research council found the nation's grid is spread out across hundreds of miles. many key pieces of equipment are unguarded or so old, they lack the sensors to limit the outages. the the portion of the report are given to the department of homeland security. >>> the largest criminal penaltiy in u.s. district. bp agreed to pay $4 billion to the u.s. government over the next five years. and the record settlement in the gulf, bp agreed to a five- year probation term. two bp employees face manslaughter charges in connection to the deaths of 11 people who were killed when the oil rig exploded triggers the massive spill. >>> straight ahead
. >>> a heart worming story of -- warming story of giving in the wake of hurricane sandy. a lot of people are signing up to feed and house victims. >> reporter: jeannie is a full- time work mother of two but the dinner is not for her family. it's for the martinez'. a family she met a few days ago. >> if i could make an extra two dinners i am going to do that. if i can donate money i will do that. >> reporter: she met them through her friend's facebook page adopt a family hurricane sandy. most of the volunteers and victims are from the jers yes shore. >> there's a lot of volunteers and it's helping people like you and i lydia we are exactly the types of people that have been affected by this. there isn't anyone that was unscatheed so, just the smallest effort has huge returns. >> reporter: jeannie along with hundreds of others have been making meals and donations and friends like maribel. >> i am still in shock you know i know there's good people out there. and i seen it happen to other people now it's happening to us, it feels overwhelming and i am so grateful. >> reporter: she and her fa
there is a significant progress being made on that front at the height of hurricane turned superstorm sandy and we're down to 400,000. the neighborhood that i am in has been decimated by the storm and it was over my head and when that is at its peak here. it left people with not much left and there is a lot of law enforcement in this community tonight and what they doing is trying to -- there is a curfew here and they allow residents to come into the neighborhood and go to their homes and try to gather what belongings they can and they're trying to keep them safe. there is raw sewage and downed power lines and the clean upwill take months. it's unclear if some people may have to return to their homes. they may have to level and rebuild again. one of the things we noticed, guys, as we were coming into the neighborhood just about a block from the water here is that fema is here. they're trying to attend to the needs here and at least, i have to say, the snow has melted and that is chilly out. back to you in the studio. >> and sharon, thank you. >>> nearby in brooklyn, new york, the heartbreaking con
on whether the student will be charged. >>> two weeks after super storm sandy an frustration continues to grow. 70,000 homes still without power in new york. of those still in the dark, 46,000 are along long island's south shore where there's water damage to panels and wiring. the service can't be restored without inspection or repairs. >> it has been horrible. we feel like refugee s going from home to home. it's a disaster. >> new york mayor is sending in teams of contractors to pick up the pace. president obama is scheduled to visit areas on thursday. >> the nation paused to pay tribute to the nation's war heroes. a special ceremony recognizing the sacrifice of those killed in conflict. this veteran's day marks the 30th anniversary of the dedication. 50th anniversary of the beginning of the vietnam war. >> names you know you reach back in time and connect with those who remain as young and vibrant as when you last saw them. and this memorial and visitor are one. no other monument i know of attains this level of intimacy. >> 418,000 americans were killed in world war ii. >> the vetera
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